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Native Groove Collective (South Africa)  
© Steve Gordon



NATIVE GROOVE COLLECTIVE are a portable and mobile group of instrumentalists, who render a repertoire including original works and some South African classics on the trot.

NGC perform under the baton of arranger/conductor Mandla Mlangeni, who also opts to blow his own trumpet when arrangements allow. The core of the collective are actually jazz musicians, with several continuing their music education at the College of Music at the University of Cape Town.

Repertoire ranges from original compositions, through to African pop and contemporary standards, re-arranged for the multiple brass parts which make up NGC.

Instrumentation:
band
Genre: jazz, African Jazz, afropop










Musicians active in the project during 2013 include:

Arranger/conductor/trumpet: Mandla Mlangeni
Percussion: Gavin Bonner
Trombones: Jason Smythe, Murray Buitendach and / or Siya Charles
Trumpet: Brandon Ruiters
Drums: Andre Swarts / and/or Tyron Claasen
Tenor Saxophone: Bheki Mkwane
Tenor & Soprano saxophones: Timothy Mashitisho
Tuba: Dane Andrews


This biography prepared by Making Music Productions



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